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In and About Nagasaki in 2.5 Days

The second city on our Kyushu trip after Fukuoka was Nagasaki! We spent 2.5 days in Nagasaki, and while it sounds short, we actually visited almost everything we wanted to see, so it worked out quite well. Ready to dive into our Nagasaki adventures? Let’s go! ✥…

16 March 2016
Food

Hidemi Sugino ❍ Exquisite Cakes

Last week, YY was in town, armed with an itinerary built around food. It’s a good way to travel, if you ask me! Especially in Tokyo, where there is always more food you want to eat than you have stomach space left. I almost never visit…

9 March 2016
Accommodation

Where to Stay in Fukuoka: First Cabin

Have you ever flown first class? I haven’t, but I got to have a taste of it recently, at a… hotel. We were trying to decide on where to stay in Fukuoka, and I saw that there was an airline-themed hotel! How could we pass…

8 March 2016
Attractions Tourist guide

24 Hours in Fukuoka

I’ve always wanted to visit Fukuoka (ok fine, I say that for almost every place in Japan) and glad to have finally visited it on our recent Kyushu trip! (yes yes, also something I say that all the time, but it’s true!) As the title…

27 February 2016
Tourist guide Transport

Flying with Peach

There are various ways to travel from Tokyo to Osaka. In the past, I’ve taken an overnight bus, driven there, and gone there via shinkansen on the JR pass (back when I was a tourist). But on my most recent trip to Kansai with my sister, I…

17 February 2016
Attractions Featured Tourist guide

Our 2-Day Kyoto Itinerary

My sister was visiting last December and we wanted to go Osaka for USJ, because, Hogwarts!!! (see here for my previous trip to USJ with the hubs) Although it was a short trip, I thought that since we were traveling all the way there, I tried…

1 February 2016
Theme restaurant

Ojipan x Pomu no Ki Omurice Theme Restaurant

I enjoy the omurice (omelette rice) from Pomu no ki ポムの樹 and when Zhen was over, we decided to visit the branch at Harajuku because she loves omurice too. We were surprised to find that the entire store was refashioned in a collaboration with a…

27 January 2016